Edward B Hobert

Edward B Hobert

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Death 22 Mar 1974 (aged 64)
Burial Watertown, Jefferson County, New York, USA
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Memorial ID 131324030 · View Source
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Obituary in Watertown Daily Times:
Edward B Hobert, 64, of 630 Lansing Street, a retired car inspector for the New York Central Railroad, died at 2:15 pm Friday of a heart attack at his home. The funeral will be Monday at 10 am at the Church of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart with Reverend Benoit C. Dostie, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in North Watertown Cemetery. Friends may call at the Simpson Funeral Home from 2pm to 4pm and 7p to 9p today and Sunday.
He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Beatrice (Kirk) Hobert, a brother, Gerald, Syracuse; a sister, Mrs. Rosalie Conklin of Madison, Wisconsin, three step-sons, Ronald K. Marshall, Norfolk, VA; Pat L. Marshall, Natural Bridge, and Kirk B. Marshall, Hornell; a step-daughter, Mrs. Sonya R. Leiter, Great Bend, 14 grandchildren, and 1 great grandchild, and nieces and nephews. A sister, Mrs. Lola Holt and a stepdaughter, Mrs. Carol B Berkman, predeceased him.
Born in Watertown on November 7, 1909, a son of the late Thomas F. and Leta (Greene) Hobert, he was graduated from Watertown high School in 1928 and served in the New York State Naval Militia from 1930 to 1934. Mr. Hobert served in the 753rd Railway Shop Battalion during World War II from April 6, 1942 to November 6, 1945 with duty in the European theater of operations. He retired in 1968 from the New York Central Railroad, having served as a car inspector.
He married Beatrice Kirk Marshall in October, 1946, at St. Patrick's Church with the Reverend John L. Plunkett, officiating.
Mr. Hobert served as secretary of the Brotherhood of Railway car men for 15 years and was a member of Barben-Jones Post 1400, V.F.W.


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  • Maintained by: Stephen D. Solar
  • Originally Created by: Maggie O
  • Added: 13 Jun 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 131324030
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward B Hobert (7 Nov 1909–22 Mar 1974), Find a Grave Memorial no. 131324030, citing North Watertown Cemetery, Watertown, Jefferson County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Stephen D. Solar (contributor 46517982) .